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  • Title: Home
    Descriptive info: .. Who We Are.. The Yarmouth County Learning Network is a team of teachers, adult learners, tutors and volunteers all working together to improve Adult Literacy in Yarmouth County.. Our unique programs teach reading, writing and math skills to adults and families so that they can achieve financial independence, good health, and greater involvement in community life.. All programs are free of charge.. Our Mission, Vision Values.. Our Mission is simple.. The Yarmouth Learning Network improves lives.. through literacy.. We believe in quality, persistence, flexibility and.. teamwork.. By working together, valuing each contribution and.. communicating respectfully and clearly, staff, adult learners, and tutors.. achieve more.. © Yarmouth County Learning Network 372 Pleasant Street, Yarmouth, NS B5A 2L2.. We’ll Help You Learn.. The Yarmouth Learning Network has over 10 years of experience working with adults who want to improve.. Whether you are looking to better your reading and writing skills or complete Level I and II upgrading,  ...   computer labs.. All of our resources are FREE and available in day and evening programs.. Two Locations to Serve You Better.. Start learning today.. You can enrol in a program at anytime during the year.. Spaces are available.. Classes are held at 372 Pleasant Street (NSCC Burridge Campus) and at the P.. A.. Best Center on a full-time and part-time basis.. Day or evening classes are also available.. Call or contact us to set up a consultation with support staff and open a new door to your future.. Call (902) 742-8151 or.. contact us.. to make an appointment.. If you are 19 years of age or older, and not enrolled in public school, we can help.. Learn to Read.. Upgrade Your Education.. Prepare for a Better Job.. We Can Help.. Call Today.. All inquiries are confidential.. Yarmouth Learning Network.. 372 Pleasant Street.. Yarmouth, NS B5A 2L2.. Ph: (902) 742-8151.. Fax: (902) 742-5329.. Contact Us.. Contact US.. !..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Yarmouth County Learning Network.. Yarmouth, NS.. B5A 2L2.. Phone: (902) 742-8151.. Email Us @.. Questions.. *Regular Office Hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.. © Yarmouth County Learning Network 372 Pleasant Street, Yarmouth, NS B5A 2L2..

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  • Title: Tutoring
    Descriptive info: Become A Volunteer.. Tutors are the heart of the Yarmouth Learning Network.. We are always looking for responsible, committed people to help us fulfill our mission of teaching reading, writing and math skills to Yarmouth County adults so they can achieve financial independence, good health and greater involvement in community life.. In 2010, we helped many learners reach over functional literacy goals.. This was made possible, in part, through the countless hours given by our trusted volunteer tutors!.. Do You Want to Make a Difference in Someone’s Life?.. There are many ways to get involved at the Yarmouth Learning Network.. Whether.. you become a tutor or help behind the scenes, volunteer once a week or once a.. year, share your expertise or learn new skills, you find ways to contribute toward.. the goal of increasing adult literacy rates in Yarmouth County.. If you would like to become a volunteer tutor for the Learning Network, please.. contact us or give us a call @ (902) 742-8151..  ...   together a minimum of two hours a week.. Some tutors are able to work for longer periods of time each week depending on the goals of the learner.. Tutors meet with students in the learner's home; others meet in a library or other public place, such as The Learning Network facilities.. We work to find the best tutor to meet your needs.. We encourage tutors and learners to sign a contract together.. In the contract, both tutor and learner agree to work together for six months and to come to all lessons on time.. Tutors try to teach the reading and writing skills.. that a learner wants in order to reach their goals, such as passing.. the GED or learning to read simple texts.. If you want to ask about getting a tutor for yourself or for someone.. you know, please contact the Tutoring Coordinator and Learning.. Network Support, Gayle Morrison @ (902) 742-8151 or.. email.. Are You Ready to Make a Change for the Better?..

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  • Title: Upgrading
    Descriptive info: Learning Programs.. Funded through the Nova Scotia School of Adult Learning (NSSAL), the Yarmouth Learning Network offers individual tutoring and Levels 1, 2 programs FREE of charge to all interested adult learners.. Learners can enter into programs of study at any time throughout the school year and work at their own pace.. We offer small class sizes and/or individual instruction.. All adult learners are assessed to determine placement in the program that is right for them.. All levels class instructors are qualified instructors who follow course material and outcomes prescribed by the Nova Scotia School of Adult Learning (NSSAL).. To enrol in a learning program,.. today!.. Completion of Levels 1 2 through the Yarmouth Learning Network.. and achievement of Levels 3 4 through the Nova Scotia Community.. College earns a Nova Scotia High School Diploma for Adults.. Level One.. Offered at the Yarmouth, Shelburne Barrington Learning Networks, this classroom program runs Monday to Friday 8:30 to 3:30 pm.. This introductory level course concentrates on  ...   learners to basic.. communication skills, , social studies, science, human relations, workplace preparation, and computer skills.. As well the program continues to build math and language arts proficiency.. GED Preparatory.. The GED was established in 1942 and is recognized throughout Canada and the United States.. GED testing is for adults who left high school without a diploma.. Adult learners who take and pass the GED earn a Nova Scotia High School Equivalency Certificate.. The Yarmouth and Barrington Learning Network’s are pleased to provide General Educational Development (GED) training, support and testing assistance.. GED preparation is normally part of an evening classroom program which runs three nights per week from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.. However, GED instructors are flexible and can accommodate daytime GED participants when requested.. For more information on upgrading or starting a program at the Yarmouth or Barrington Learning Network’s, please contact Krista Peterson @ (902) 742-8151 or.. send an email.. requesting additional information or a meeting time.. Don’t wait any longer!..

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  • Title: Services
    Descriptive info: English as a Second Language (ESL).. Yarmouth County has many residents who speak a language other than English in the home.. The inability to communicate fluently in English can create difficulties with employers, police, and local residents.. Grocery shopping, mailing a letter, or seeing a doctor can be extremely difficult if you don’t speak the English.. Language.. In addition to one-to-one ESL tutoring, the Yarmouth Learning Network holds small group classes for English language learners.. Most beginning lessons focus on “survival” English and managing life in a new community.. As learners improve their skills, adult English students guide the lessons to topics of importance to them, such as employment or citizenship goals.. Math.. Job applications resumes.. Citizenship.. Computer skills.. Personal finances.. Health wellness.. Getting a driver’s permit.. and many other subjects.. yne County has over 1000 year-round residents who speak a language other than English in the home.. This does  ...   one-to-one ESL tutoring, Literacy Volunteers holds several small group classes for English language learners.. Click here for a Schedule of ESL Classes.. As they improve their skills, adult English students guide the lessons to topics of importance to them, such as employment or citizenship.. Other Topics.. Within the contexts of Literacy and ESL, students may find they have specific interests or needs.. Often this leads to lessons in.. Special Interests.. Often this leads to assistance with or lessons in.. Apprentice Math.. Job Applications.. Resumes/Cover Letters.. Personal Finances.. Health Wellness.. Driver’s License.. Basic Computer Operations.. Computer Care.. Word Processing/Printing.. Presentations.. Basic Security.. Email Management.. Social Media.. Online Web Browsing.. Services.. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.. Basic Computer Skills.. The Yarmouth Learning Network has offers one-on-one and group instruction in Basic Computer Skills.. Everything from getting started with a computer, learning specific computer skills to connecting with others and researching and evaluating online information.. Students learn:..

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  • Title: About Us
    Descriptive info: What We Do.. The Yarmouth County Learning Network serves primarily adults in need of literacy services by offering programs specifically tailored to the needs, goals and different learning styles of our individual students.. ·.. Small Day and Evening Upgrading Classes.. One-to-one Tutoring in Math and Language Arts.. ESL and Basic Literacy Skills.. GED Program Preparatory.. Basic Computer Skills Training.. Study.. Learn.. Understand.. Work at your own speed.. We’ll sit down with you and take a look at your skills in.. Math and English and then make a program of study for  ...   with that too.. We are dedicated to helping people:.. Learn to Read Better.. Improve their Writing.. Upgrade their Math Skills.. Learn Practical Computer Training.. Learn to Speak English (ESL/ESOL).. Train to be a Volunteer Tutor.. Get Ready for the GED.. Work towards their Grade 12 Diploma.. Workplace Skills and Job Readiness.. How Can We Help?.. We offer:.. Personal Work Areas.. One-on-One Tutoring.. More Time on Tests Assignments.. Test Assignment Accommodations.. Video Audio Lessons.. Large Print Materials.. Differentiated Instruction for your learning style.. Computer and Internet Access and Teachings.. Disability Aid and Assistance..

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